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26th November
to 4th December
125 You will earn 125 bronze points for completing this activity.
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Co-Hosts required for Rise Summit event

26th November to 4th December
The Rise summit is a large scale event and we are looking for students to support and co-produce the event with us. Could you be part of the Summit team

There are two roles available:
1.Summit co-host (host the overall summit alongside a Rise team member)
2.Panel co-chair (host the panel discussion alongside another team member)

Hours Expected:
Pre-Event: 15-20 hours
During Event: 5 hours
(Rise Points will be available to claim once role is completed)

The Rise Summit is a student focussed event taking place several times per year, with an anticipated audience of 100+. The December event will focus on themes of self-brand, with speakers exploring their own or their businesses brand and how they have evolved their brand. The Summit typically takes the structure of two speakers, one panel discussion of 3 to 5 panellists and one keynote presentation. There will be some pre-event meeting attendance required, as well as event attendance on the day (possibly in person, tbc) to live-report the event.

– Attend meetings with speakers and panellists in order to become familiar with their content.
– Digest and understand speaker notes produced as a result of meetings and produce your own notes.
– Research speakers and their backgrounds to understand their content.
– Devise suitable questions for speakers and panellists.
– Attend rehearsals the day prior.

At the event:
– Introduce and outproduce speakers.
– Engage the audience.
– Manage and ask questions, either pre-determined or those submitted during the event.

Person specification:
– Excellent oral and written communication.
– Ability to write creatively, clearly and concisely.
– Ability to work independently and as part of a team to deliver objectives.
– Ability to use initiative, creativity and judgement.
– Attention to detail – ensuring that pronunciations of names, organisations and themes are correct.
– Excellent observational and analytical skills, able to quickly translate the speakers’ content into summary or questions.
– Excellent organisational skills.

Successful applicants will be expected to provide their own equipment. If you require access to a laptop, please book one out using the Laptop Loan service at the Library here

How to apply:

Please explain within 350 words:
– Why you want this role.
– How you think it will support your professional development.
– What attitudes and attributes you will bring to the role.

Important Dates:
The deadline for applications is Monday 15 November, 9am. Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 16 November, with interviews scheduled on Teams on Friday 19 November.
Event date is planned for the 4 December 2021.
If you have any queries, or need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

In A Nutshell...

  • The theme... for the Rise Summit 2 will focus on self-branding
  • Gain first-hand experience...... in a mixture of pre-event tasks working closely with the speakers and panellists to pin point suitable questions and during the event by speaking clearly to ensure the audience is engaged and the questions are managed
  • Apply by... A written statement that includes why you are applying for this role; how you think it will support your professional development and What attitudes and attributes you will bring to the role
  • Please ensure... that you are available for all the important date listed in the description before applying
  • Earn up to 125 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.


  • place 26/11/21 to 04/12/21 -
    Summit co-host (host the overall summit alongside a Rise team member)
  • place 26/11/21 to 04/12/21 -
    Panel co-chair (host the panel discussion alongside another team member)